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Metaphysics The problem of Universals Arrises because of a contradiction about our belief that two things can be the same, yet different. Same does not always equal identical. Universals are one of the solutions to the problem of universals. Ontology - Theory of objects Nouns and noun phrases
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Unformatted text preview: - objects Ex. The brother of Jones kicked Smith . Object = the brother of Jones, Jones, and Smith Jones kicked Smith for Browns’ sake. This phrase is semantically misleading. It causes one to believe that there are four objects in this sentence rather than three....
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This note was uploaded on 09/02/2011 for the course PHI 1000 taught by Professor Staff during the Winter '10 term at Wayne State University.

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